8 Positives of Discipline - A little goes a long way Wednesday mornings bring my favorite workout class at the gym. The class is called Strictly Strength and it starts at 8am. I hate being late because the warm-up track is all legs and butt and what woman doesn't want to benefit from that?! Each week after class I go straight to Women's Bible Study. … [Read more...]
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Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of Getting Your ZZZs Our beloved pets often get more sleep than we do. It has been said that cats sleep as much as 19 hours a day. While 19 hours is extreme, studies show we are getting less and less sleep on average. It's no surprise that Women's Health Week kicked off on Mother's Day, May 10th. Mom's are among the … [Read more...]
Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome New research studies show that Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome... read more, here: Portland, Maine - March 30, 2015 - Two University of Maine studies reveal that a diet containing Wild Blueberries may positively impact certain characteristics of metabolic syndrome, including lipid status and … [Read more...]
Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Andrew Weil after a cooking demonstration at his Newport Beach restaurant, True Food Kitchen, where he shared some of his key healthy food tips. He, along with Executive Chef Michael Stebner, highlighted recipes from their cookbook, True Food. As a Certified Food Healer and specialist in Fitness … [Read more...]
Book Review - I don't often review books on weight loss but this one intrigued me not only because of the engaging authors, but because their book, Psyched To Be Skinny, is not really about weight loss - it's about eating with a purpose. The right kind of purpose. Meet Dr. Denise Wood and Susie Garcia, RDN. Both accomplished women with a compassionate … [Read more...]
Powerful Seeds - Flaxseed The first in a series of features I will be doing on the nutritional power of seeds, today's spotlight is on flaxseed which is commonly known by other names including ground flax and linseed. Before I get into the nutritional properties of flax, specifically, I'd like to point out that seeds, in general, pack bucket loads of … [Read more...]
13 Real Weight-Loss Foods You've heard about fat-busting foods, foods that burn belly fat, bikini friendly foods... the bottom line is most of us want to lose weight. Dropping excess pounds leads to a more positive, healthy attitude, especially when combined with exercise. Studies show that even moderate exercise, just 30 minutes of focused movement three … [Read more...]